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    • slowlyfading
    • By slowlyfading 28th Nov 12, 7:52 PM
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    slowlyfading
    The 'Save 12k in 2013' Thread!
    • #1
    • 28th Nov 12, 7:52 PM
    The 'Save 12k in 2013' Thread! 28th Nov 12 at 7:52 PM
    So, the title is pretty self explanatory, but this is the place to be in 2013

    In 2013, the aim is to save £12k (or, any other amount if you like!) from 1st January 2013 til 31st December 2013. I know it's early, but it gives you the time to plan for how you are going to do it!


    RULES:
    - This challenge starts on 1st January 2013 00:00 and finishes on 31st December 2013 23:59.
    - Everything saved MUST be done between these two dates.
    - Any interest gained during this challenge on your savings can be counted!


    Feel free to sign up but, please only sign up if you intend to go the distance - the thread for 2012 started off great and then lots of people disappeared

    Challenger List:
    001. slowlyfading - £5,000
    002. MoneySaverLog - £12,000
    003. eviekins - £12,000
    004. mandatory - £8,000
    005. InsertWittyName - £12,000
    006. phil09 - £12,000
    007. Looter - £12,000
    008. LunaLady - £5,000
    009. JustinCredibleGillespie - £5,000
    010. ccbrowning - £12,000
    011. LeaLeaV - £12,000
    012. Emsky* - £12,000
    013. Saver88 - £5,000
    014. girlatplay - £4,000
    015. mookiepook - £4,000
    016. raquelle20 - £7,000
    017. allie23 - £24,000
    018. waiax73 - £12,000
    019. TDPIX - £13,000
    020. YoungBusinessman - £20,000
    021. Breezer1970 - £6,000
    022. Rosemary Jane - £6,000
    023. Cherryjack - £12,000
    024. quintwins - £20,000
    025. Kiwisaver - $12,000/£6,000
    026. ebsks76 - £12,000
    027. RedRuby - £6,000
    028. nikki2804 - £5,000
    029. wellylass89 - £5,000
    030. Lomcevak - £13,000
    031. stavromueller - £12,000
    032. hails14 - £13,000
    033. lvm - £13,000
    034. Desperate Housewife – £12,000
    035. lucylema - £13,000
    036. gothrockchic1 – £6,000
    037. sugap0ps – £12,000
    038. coolcats – £8,000
    039. XSpender – £13,000
    040. BumbleBee86 – £12,000
    041. bonecold1 – £13,000
    042. EC12345 – £3,500
    043. Wurly – £12,000
    044. sophia1989 – £7,500
    045. black cat – £5,000
    046. Robie - £8,000
    047. hollysmum22 - £5,000
    048. LolaLemon - £4,000
    049. RedfordML - £5,000
    050. kandfs mam - £12,000
    051. alright dave - £10,000
    052. fmhm - £8,000
    053. VickyV - £10,000
    054. Paddles - £15,000
    055. roundabouthere - £12,000
    056. catslovelycats - £4,000
    057. snowgo - £8,000
    058. new leaf 88 - £5,000
    059. jamja - £13,000
    060. nicolula87 - £5,000
    061. nicedream - £7,300
    062. Elmly - £6,000
    063. raindudu - £30,000
    064. frooglefraggle - £3,000
    065. georgiebrown0 - £12,000
    066. SusanneCape - £12,000
    067. Savingforsomeday - £6,000
    068. LondonAndy - £12,000
    069. 2012Saver = £13,000
    070. Saving_NOW - £10,000
    071. MoneySavingSue - £6,000
    072. bod199990 - £6,000
    073. -chris- - £12,000
    074. Shazz27 - £3,000
    075. shaz77 - £12,000
    076. castlelough - £5,000
    077. Scottish Lassie - £10,000
    078. Fruittea - £12,000
    079. cats2012 - £3,000
    080. candyandstripes - £2,000
    081. BessieBooBoo - £12,000
    082. kerri_dfw - £10,000
    083. Charliebear - £6,000
    084. dramarama - £5,000
    085. Tiglath - £1,000
    086. PurpleJay - £2,000
    087. huw01 - £6,000
    088. rexelpink - £2,013
    089. Merle - £2,000
    090. Kittenkirst - £9,000
    091. medsdemon - £5,000
    092. trixie4 - £6,000
    093. citizenkitten - £4,000
    094. freezspirit - £6,000
    095. Determined diva £3,000
    096. lippy1923 - £5,000
    097. Duke203 - £10,000
    098. AppleMatt - £3,000
    099. PiggyBankShaker - £12,000
    100. DuckEggGingham - £8,000
    101. SortingElfout - £9,000
    102. Niltava - £13,000
    103. jacci45 - £7,300
    104. t4mof - £12,000
    105. rachelww1 - £12,000
    106. ajsexton - £7,000
    107. Robin TBW - £12,000
    108. tara747 - £13,000
    109. springcurl - £5,000
    110. Reue – £12,000
    111. Thriftyfashionista – £7,000
    112. Mintedmatty – £12,000
    113. MoneyMission – £8,200
    114. Peonie – £3,300
    115. Freyasmum – £12,000
    116. lexon123 – £12,000
    117. vcuongpx – £12,000
    118. russxiii – £13,000
    119. LannieDuck – £12,000
    120. Jak – £2,000
    121. Munchin – £3,000
    122. sillyinthepast – £3,000
    123. LB29 – £8,000
    124. Looter - £12,005
    125. Sandy Beach - £12,000
    126. Sunshine22 - £4,000
    127. Tales17 - £5,000
    128. HW29 - £10,000
    129. crennes - £12,000
    130. storytime - £3,600
    131. wilf55 - £12,000
    132. hr_money - £5,000
    133. eklipze - £13,000
    134. seriousDFW - £12,000
    135. Canucksfan - $12,000
    136. carolinerunner - £3,000
    137. mrsbrayne - £3,000
    138. LottieLou - £12,000
    139. lou_mango - £12,000
    140. Miss_FinancialHappiness - £12,000
    141. ginger84 - £6,000
    142. foxy78 - £12,000
    143. Baking Mad - £2,013
    144. Kerfuffle - £2,013
    145. balijay - £3,000
    146. nat21luv - £12,000
    147. ajdj - £10,000
    148. DawnW - £12,000
    149. Sammy J - £4,500
    150. Ibegyourpardon - £8,000
    151. DP1985 - £20,000
    152. pleeplop - £5,000
    153. killerpeaty - £5,000
    154. –daydreamer- - £10,000
    155. shellieholly - £3,000
    156. lou2003uk - £12,000
    157. sal1960 - £12,000
    158. chris1sc - £12,000
    159. wombat - £12,000
    160. juicygirl - £12,000
    161. Mrs Supersaver 1 - £10,000
    162. durzoblint - £12,000
    163. Fairfax lass - £6,000
    164. Dan.B - £5,000
    165. Billie-jo - £3,000
    166. RoxRoxBling - £5,000
    167. moneymakestheworldgoround - £2,000
    168. lancslass01282 - £6,000
    169. Wentthedaywell? - £10,000
    170. itsmecathy - £3,600
    171. floella80 - £6,000
    172. tyaca - £10,000
    173. exceptionalsleeper - £24,000
    174. Matteo1973 - £10,000
    175. joycemh_tan - £10,000
    176. Barbeduk - £12,000
    177. Teeniepops - £12,000
    178. Missymae0 - £3,000
    179. ALJA - £12,000
    180. gavmc88 - £12,000
    181. Allstar2 - £12,000
    182. Sparx - £14,000
    183. Colin297 - £12,000
    184. londoner01 - £10,000
    185. Starbrite - £2,000
    186. archery - £12,013
    187. cydney65 - £3,000
    188. lbnblbnb - £12,000
    189. kels11 - £7,000
    190. LadyMorticia - £3,000
    191. Wobblydeb - £12,000
    192. z3phyr04 - 5,760
    193. geoffers4 - £12,000
    194. Elmiee - £12,000
    195. mazy_m - £5,000
    196. MoneyHungry - £6,000
    197. queeniedog - £12,000
    198. amyloofoo - £12,000
    199. Sparkle21 - £12,000
    200. AliceBanned - £8,000
    201. Bexim - £2,500
    202. CrazyCatLady1 - £3,000
    203. youngsaver1995 - £2,000
    204. stupotstu - £12,000
    205. InSearchOfBargains - £12,000
    206. Tanaif - £12,000
    207. gien - £12,000
    208. Twiggy_34 - £1,600
    209. lula_moneybaggins - £12,000
    210. blushingrose - £12,000
    211. sstuttie85 - £3,000
    212. FrugalMummy - £12,000
    213. blizeH - £11,280
    214. ellejaytee - £7,300
    215. marco_79 - £12,000
    216. AmyandArthur - £12,000
    217. shrewsaver - £3,000
    218. Gudwin - 12,000
    219. Orange_juice - £8,000
    220. MissE001 - £4,000
    221. Miksaur - £12,000
    222. Jenjen - £10,000
    223. mrsdriver - £5,000
    224. gagahouse - £24,000
    225. Carpi09 - £13,000
    226. Alex92 - £20,000
    227. emjaycee - £12,000
    228. queenie81 - £9,000
    229. Gadfium - £13,000
    230. Tantalus86 - £10,000
    231. greatone - £12,000
    232. clementine - £12,000
    233. BritAbroad - $6,000
    234. MissyD - £15,000
    235. Alex92 - £20,000
    236. MoneyWorry
    237. mattye - £7,000
    238. MT77 - £25,000
    239. Matt2389 - £9,000
    240. CharlieRoberts - £5,000
    241. Buster20 - £4722.89
    242. 1stTimer - £5,000
    243. RedRuby - £6,000
    244. SaintAndrew - £2,013


    Last edited by slowlyfading; 18-05-2013 at 10:51 AM.
    Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind - Dr Seuss
    Personal Finance Blogger / Jan NSD - 6 / Ultimate Dream Fund - £19,661.40/£306,000
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  • MoneySaverLog
    • #2
    • 28th Nov 12, 8:00 PM
    • #2
    • 28th Nov 12, 8:00 PM
    Full £12K for me please :-)
    Last edited by MoneySaverLog; 28-11-2012 at 8:05 PM.
    • eviekins
    • By eviekins 28th Nov 12, 8:12 PM
    • 178 Posts
    • 337 Thanks
    eviekins
    • #3
    • 28th Nov 12, 8:12 PM
    • #3
    • 28th Nov 12, 8:12 PM
    Count me in for the 12k too
    I managed to hit the 12k in 2012 a couple of months back. Never imagined I would be able to save that amount! Really looking forward to next years challenge!
    Thanks Slowlyfading! X
    Saving for my first home PURCHASED 2015!
    Savings so far: £100,778.54 | Save 12k in 2012: £17626.02 | Save 12k in 2013: £13,211.70 | Save 12k in 2014: £22,900 | Save 12k in 2015: £16,528.54
    • mandatory
    • By mandatory 28th Nov 12, 8:34 PM
    • 239 Posts
    • 832 Thanks
    mandatory
    • #4
    • 28th Nov 12, 8:34 PM
    • #4
    • 28th Nov 12, 8:34 PM
    I'm in! I'd like to be in for £8k, can't be sure what my pay will be like for the next year but I'll try my best.
    • InsertWittyName
    • By InsertWittyName 28th Nov 12, 8:41 PM
    • 1,057 Posts
    • 4,898 Thanks
    InsertWittyName
    • #5
    • 28th Nov 12, 8:41 PM
    • #5
    • 28th Nov 12, 8:41 PM
    I'm in too, full £12k please
    I was a DFW, now I'm a MFW
    • phil09
    • By phil09 28th Nov 12, 9:57 PM
    • 26 Posts
    • 68 Thanks
    phil09
    • #6
    • 28th Nov 12, 9:57 PM
    • #6
    • 28th Nov 12, 9:57 PM
    I'm in for £12k
    • Looter
    • By Looter 28th Nov 12, 10:08 PM
    • 130 Posts
    • 112 Thanks
    Looter
    • #7
    • 28th Nov 12, 10:08 PM
    • #7
    • 28th Nov 12, 10:08 PM
    I'll give it a bash, 12k please.
  • LunaLady
    • #8
    • 28th Nov 12, 10:32 PM
    • #8
    • 28th Nov 12, 10:32 PM
    Count me in please. I wanted to do £2k but have decided I want to really push myself so can I go for £5k please.

    Off to subscribe
    SPC #1813
    Addicted to collecting Nectar Points!!
  • JustinCredibleGillespie
    • #9
    • 29th Nov 12, 7:59 AM
    • #9
    • 29th Nov 12, 7:59 AM
    Count me in Slowly! Really looking forward to it! Put me down for £5k

    JCG

    xx
    • ccbrowning
    • By ccbrowning 29th Nov 12, 9:16 AM
    • 204 Posts
    • 240 Thanks
    ccbrowning
    I'm in for the full amount in 2013.
    Two year mortgage overpayment:
    £6000 of £18000
  • LealeaV
    Yep I'm in.... I'll go for the full £12k please!

    Last year's thread has really motivated me to save and its changed my life around!

    A big thanks to Slowlyfading for setting up this thread too!
    • slowlyfading
    • By slowlyfading 29th Nov 12, 10:21 AM
    • 12,877 Posts
    • 73,940 Thanks
    slowlyfading
    Nice to see some familiar faces signing up!

    eviekins - you've done so well this year
    LeaLeaV - that's such a lovely thing to hear, I'm glad that it's motivated you to save and glad to have you back on board!

    Everybody who has posted so far is signed up
    Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind - Dr Seuss
    Personal Finance Blogger / Jan NSD - 6 / Ultimate Dream Fund - £19,661.40/£306,000
    • Emsky*
    • By Emsky* 29th Nov 12, 10:25 AM
    • 172 Posts
    • 414 Thanks
    Emsky*
    I'm in please!" 12k for me!"
    "Friendship is certainly the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love." Jane Austen.

    • Saver88
    • By Saver88 29th Nov 12, 10:54 AM
    • 294 Posts
    • 2,548 Thanks
    Saver88
    Hi,
    Can I please be put down for 5k, not sure if I can do it but I'll give it a good try. Thanks
  • LunaLady
    Thanks for my number Slowlyfading
    SPC #1813
    Addicted to collecting Nectar Points!!
    • girlatplay
    • By girlatplay 29th Nov 12, 11:50 AM
    • 2,452 Posts
    • 14,542 Thanks
    girlatplay
    Me me me!!!! £3600 please SF
    Loan (£20k) current balance: -£770
    IO Mortgage current balance: -£89,660

  • JustinCredibleGillespie
    Lucky number 9! Woohoo

    Super excited for 2013!

    JCG

    xx
    • girlatplay
    • By girlatplay 29th Nov 12, 2:27 PM
    • 2,452 Posts
    • 14,542 Thanks
    girlatplay
    14 for me which I believe is very lucky as I am saving for a holiday for Little Miss Gap and I in 2014!
    Loan (£20k) current balance: -£770
    IO Mortgage current balance: -£89,660

    • mookiepook
    • By mookiepook 29th Nov 12, 2:37 PM
    • 229 Posts
    • 2,502 Thanks
    mookiepook
    Ooh can I join in - put me down for £4,000 please.
  • raquelle20
    I would like to join in too but only for £7000. If I save £5000 in 2013 a relative said they will give me £10,000 to put towards a house! Definitely worth some hardship for that!
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